A commanding century by Mohammad Hafeez and a four-wicket haul from left-arm seamer Junaid Khan led Pakistan to a series-levelling victory over Zimbabwe in the second one-day international on Thursday. After Hafeez had carried Pakistan to an imposing total of 299 for four with an unbeaten 136,Junaid stubbed out a promising run chase by . . . →Read More:Hafeez and Junaid lead Pakistan to victory
A comfortable and convincing victory over Pakistan in the first ODI will reignite public admiration for the South Africa in the limited overs arena,while Pakistan simply made too many mistakes. Whether the tourists have the ability to rectify these mistakes is another question entirely,one that will surely be answered at Centurion.
Following their . . . →Read More:Pakistan to confront South Africa in 2nd ODI
Pakistan failed to make a clean sweep of the three-match One-day International series against their arch rivals India losing the third and final ODI International by ten runs in a sensational way here at the Feroz Shah Kotla Ground on Sunday.
Chasing an easy target of 168 runs,Pakistan were well on the way towards . . . →Read More:A bittersweet victory for Pakistan
Mohammad Hafeez exuded confidence as he trained alongside his Pakistan teammates ahead of the second and last Twenty20 International against India here at the Sardar Patel Stadium on Thursday.
Pakistan’s T20 captain played the lead role in the tourists’ five-wicket triumph in the opening T20 game in Bangalore on Tuesday but the prime reason why . . . →Read More:Hafeez:T20 success based on team unity
COLOMBO: India made 185 runs at the loss of three wickets in the warm-up match against Pakistan on Monday ahead of the World Twenty20.
India’s Virat Kohli and Yuvraj Singh remained not out at the end of the first innings with 75 and 4 runs respectively. India had a run-rate of 9.25 runs per over.
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George Bailey scored an unbeaten 57 to guide Australia to a tense four-wicket win in the opening match of their one-day series against Pakistan in Sharjah.
Skipper Michael Clarke top-scored for Australia with 66,adding to his 75 on Sunday against Afghanistan following his decision to promote himself to No.3 in the batting order.
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Former test bowler,Sarfraz Nawaz has urged the Pakistan Cricket Board that batsman Mohammad Hafeez be appointed as the captain of national T-20 team and the present skipper,Misbah ul Haq be given the task to lead the side in one-day and test matches.
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Former captain Shahid Afridi has withdrawn from Pakistan’s squad for two one-day internationals in Ireland because his father is ill.
A Pakistan Cricket Board spokesman said:“Afridi informed us his father has been admitted to hospital for liver treatment and he wants to be with him.”
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Wicket-keeper Mohammad Salman,allrounderHammad Azam and left-arm seamer Junaid Khan are the new faces in Pakistan’s 15-member squad for the upcoming two-Test series against West Indies.
Misbah-ul-Haq who led the Test side creditably in the aftermath of the spot-fixing scandal,remains in charge. Salman,Azam and Junaid have all been,in effect,kept on after being blooded . . . →Read More:Salman,Junaid and Azam get Test call-ups
Two of the big test playing nations struggling to cope with the pressure at the highest level of international cricket will go head to head for a full fledge series which includes 3 Twenty20 matches,2 Test matches and 6 matches on One Day Internationa series. Pakistan who are coming into this match on the . . . →Read More:Cricket Calendar:Pakistan vs New Zealand 2010-2011 Schedule Fixtures | 3 T20,2 Tests,6 ODI Match Series